Lunch customs differ around the world

Food, tastes and eating habits varies greatly from country to country. The geographical zone and climate, traditions, individualistic or collectivistic culture also impact our edible choices.

Let’s take an appetising tour around the world to see what people eat for lunch.


Argentinians for their midday lunch are having a quite large meal, usually it is pasta or meat. Sandwiches de Miga or empanadas – pastries filed with meat, seafood or vegetables, are a very popular lunch choice too.


Lunch time in China is the same as in Western world. The menu is simple and usually doesn’t contain more than three dishes. So, typically it is rice or noodles with some meat and vegetables.

Costa Rica

The most standard option...

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